Idioms and Phrases

Idioms and Phrases :

When verbs are used with an adverb or a preposition, there is new meaning.

We must understand the correct meaning.

Such verbs are called phrasal verbs.

Idioms give a special meaning.

In the following sentences, those phrases underlined and boldened are Idioms.

  1. My uncle arrived as our house in time. (punctually)

  2. But for your timely help I would have failed. (without)

  3. He is hurrying up to the railway station now. (going fast)

  4. The thieves looked around before entering the bungalow. (saw)

  5. Men and women rushed in to the office to get free sarees and pants. (came)

  6. I cannot stand the pain of my stomach trouble. (bear)

  7. The boy drowned in the well because he did not know swimming. (sank)

  8. We live in a house right next to the theater. (close to)

  9. I am looking for my son’s arrival from Delhi. (expecting)

  10. In no time the trains collided with each other. (suddenly)

Business English Index

Business English Exercises Index

Idioms and Phrases

Letter Asking A Donation
Letter Asking A Favor
Letter Asking for More Details
Letter Asking for Donations
Letter Denying of Dealership
Letter for Change of Address
Letter for Distributorship
Letter for Employment
Letter for Hotel Reservation
Letter for Letter of Credit
Letter for Line of Credit
Letter for Product Launch
Letter for Promotion
Letter for Retirement Congrats
Letter for Scholarship
Letter for Settlement of Bill
Letter for Tender
Letter for Testimonial
Letter of Agreement
Letter of Assurance
Letter of Credit
Letter of Enquiry
Letter of Order
Letter of Persuasion
Letter of Sympathy
Letter Offering Discount
Letter Related to Advertisement
Letter Related to Despatch
Letter Related to Training
Letter to A Foreign Buyer
Letter to Pen-Friend
Letter to Police
Letter with Order
Letter with Quotation
Letter Writing
Letters about Company Shares
Letters by Clubs and Societies
Letters by Landlords & Tenants
Letters for Appointment of Dealers
Letters for Business Relations
Letters for Buying and Selling
Letters for Credit & Collection
Letters for Foreign Travel
Letters for Lease & Tenancy
Letters for Loan & Borrowing
Letters for Transfer & Assignment
Letters for Insurance
Letters Noting Discrepancy
Letters of Condolence & Sorrow
Letters of Regret
Letters Regarding Maintenance
Letters Regarding Payment
Letters Related to Employees
Letters to Local Corporation
Letters to Postal Authorities
Letters to The Editor
Letters Used in Real Estate
Letters With Postal Department
Letters With Railways Authorities

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